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Subject: Re: For Comment and Trial: "Alternating WPS Lines" Proposed WPS extension
From: BoD (BoD_at_JRAF.org)
Date: 2003-04-18


Yes I'd like it :)

What about a "visualisation plugin" that make the light blink in rythm with
the sound ? :)

BoD

for_spam_at_gmx.de wrote:
> Hello Craig,
> your Idea is really great and i like it !
> demo you provided seems to work so far on jbrec - but i didn`t take a
> very close look (will do later)
>
>> 4) The ability to control the time that each item is
>> displayed and the fact that long lines can be split
>> into smaller sub-lines that can be displayed with or
>> without scrolling makes for a display where each
>
> this brings me to another idea.
> I like all that "eyecandy" and customization stuff - so I made a
> custom rockbox-logo a while ago.
> disadvantage is, that it`s just being displayed when switching on
> rockbox. http://rockbox.my-vserver.de/micromusic_archos_jb20rec.jpg
> too few kudos for so much work :D
>
> so - it came to my mind, why not combine wps with some graphics
> elements ? Think of a custom graphics "skin" which contains some file
> info (being printed on top of the
> graphics). Think of the millions of winamp skins....this is a reason
> why winamp is a success !
>
>
> the "alternating" display would be useful here - think of switching
> between a logo-display
> which contains none or just marginal song information and a more
> detailed wps-screen.
> Maybe wps could contain custom bitmap elements?
>
> I also was thinking of something like a "screensaver" in rockbox -
> best way for implementation
> could be whithin the WPS stuff (especially if there is an
> "alternating" feature inside)
>
> what do others think ?
> regards
> roland



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